IIBS Student Activities


Winners of Semi-Finals of International B-Plan Competition of IIM-K Echoes 2k19-20 at IIBS Bangalore

International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore, hosted the semi-finals for IIM-Kozhikode International B-Plan Competition Echoes 2k19-2020 Selection Round two days Workshop on 26th & 27th Sept. 2019.

Dr. Arpitha Velanky, after intensive training and assessment, selected the finalists among the IIBS PGDM and MBA management students. The two days comprehensive workshop assessed all the participants, on the basis of their Intellect, presence of mind, and several other factors. The overall performance was considered.

Dr. Arpitha Velanky and Dr. Prakash.A, with winners Tirumalasetty Greeshma, Kinjal Jaiswal, Sagar Prakash Babu, Telagathoti Rushikesh and Alston Sebastian D'Souza

The Semi-Final round winners would be going to Finale of Echoes 2k19-2020 at IIM-Kozhikode in Jan/Feb 2020.

Sapling Plantation & Teachers Day Celebration - IIBS Bangalore

The Celebrations of Teachers Day was marked with the plantation drive conducted by the MBA students as a tribute & expression of gratitude to teachers. Teachers’ day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of great academic philosopher, former ex-president of India Dr. Sarvepallyi Radhakrishnan, who was the first Indian scholar to teach at Oxford University. On September 5, 2019, Teacher’s Day was celebrated in International Institute of Business Studies. The celebration started with Tree Plantation in the surrounding the campus at 11.00 am. The plantation was inaugurated by our respected Registrar Prof. N.S.R. Murthy and our respected Dean Prof. Kuldeep Sharma along with all teaching and non-teaching faculties and students.

As per our Indian culture, the program started with lighting the lamp in our campus auditorium hall at 12.30 pm. In the presence of all faculties and students of MBA and PGDM batch 2019-2021, dignitaries shared valuable words and real-life memories along with few faculty members. Students also expressed their love for teachers through their self-written quotes, poems, and shayri. They also performed cultural activities like singing, dancing, etc.

The program was beautifully concluded with the cake-cutting ceremony with all the faculties and students.

Inaugural Function of Induction Program of Bangalore Central University MBA Batch 2019-2021

IIBS conducted the orientation of the MBA batch 2019-21 (Bengaluru Central University) at IIBS Bangalore campus. The induction program was organized to give proper guidance about the institute to the new MBA students so that they could get a complete and perfect picture of the institution. Mr.B.K.Gupta presided over the inaugural function of the Induction week as the Chief Guest along with College Dean. Prof. Kuldeep Sharma and Registrar, Prof. N.S.R.Murthy.

The chief guest, Prof.Braj Kishor Gupta, was able to interact with the students for a short session and in that period he taught them about overcoming failures and how to rise in their own eyes. His moving words were more memorable with his impromptu poems. The way he looks at life and the energy he shared in that period was remarkable.

The program was concluded by Vote of Thanks proposed by the student of PGDM Batch 2019-21 Ms.Shweta.

Tree Plantation on Independence Day at IIBS Bangalore

IIBS Bangalore Celebrated this Independence Day by Planting many trees. Planting a sapling/ tree is a lifelong investment. How well this investment grows depends on the type of tree selected and the planting location, the care provided during planting, and the follow-up care after planting. Getting your new tree off to a healthy start will help the tree mature to its full size and ensures it will provide environmental, economic, and social benefits throughout its lifetime.

After the flag hoisting on 15th August 2019 by IIBS Chairman Dr. Jay Prakash, more than 63 saplings were planted in and around IIBS campus as a continuity of Tree Plantation program.

IIBS Rotaract members lead by Rtr. Pres. Rahul Parashar and Rotaract in-charge faculty Prof. Rubina Chetri did a wonderful job of a sapling – tree plantation along with Rotarians planted more than 126 saplings.

Build a Business Model Preparation by PGDM Student at IIBS

To build a creative business plan with limited resources by PGDM Student of IIBS Bangalore Campus, Students at IIBS got an opportunity to build team spirit and bonding through a group activity of Business Model Preparation. The students were guided and advised at regular intervals on improving their business model.

When asked to one of the team members of Zapato Pvt.Ltd, C.H Rajasekhar said, It is a great opportunity provided by the college to reflect our creativity. I wish to have much more activities. We are learning practically and that’s my biggest requirement fulfilled.

It was a day at IIBS that saw extreme learning ability among PGDM students. Collective thoughts from the students suggest their wish for more of such events.

IIBS Bangalore Rotaract Club Organized a Blood Donation Camp in Association with Rotary Bangalore Heritage

IIBS Bangalore Rotaract Club organized a blood donation camp in association with Rotary Bangalore Heritage on 13th Arp. 2019. As a part of its continuous endeavour to serve society.

The program started at 9.30 am with an inaugural ceremony where IIBS Rotaract President Rtr. Rahul Parashar & Team eulogized for organizing such a noble program. Dr. Vijaya, Ms. Manju-Team in charge and 6 other staff members from the Bangalore Medical service Trust (BMST) were welcomed to monitor the camp along with Rtn. Narayanan Suresh and Rtn. Himanshu Singh, Rotary Bangalore Heritage NCC.

Rtr. Rahul Parashar, President of Rotaract IIBS, and other members of the club actively coordinated under the Guidance of Prof. Dr. A Prakash & Prof. Rubina Chettri to make this a success. The camp was winded up at 1.00pm by felicitating the medical team and Rotarians by Prof. Kuldeep Sharma, Dean IIBS Airport Campus & Prof. NSR Murthy, Dean IIBS RT Nagar Campus and IIBS Rotaract team who extended support throughout the program.

IIBS Hosted an Eye-Opening Event for the MBA Students

IIBS Bangalore hosted an eye-opening event for the B-School students, on 13th March 2019. On the world Rotaract Day, the students were graced with the presence of two renowned ladies, Rtn.Thamarai Selvi N, and Ms.Linda Ann John. A corporate storyteller by profession, Rtn. Selvi, made the Post Graduate management students realize the art of storytelling and the importance of this, even when it has been there for centuries. Her stories, made the Business school students think with a different perspective and allowed them to apply their management skills in a whole new direction.

Ms. Linda, a coach, trainer, and educator, by profession, made it sure that the students applied their storytelling inbuilt capabilities to have a refined outlook towards any incident in their lives and reproduce it with a set of management skills within the individuals.

MBA Students took a lot out of this session, as evident from the positive feedback from each of their side. Thus, the workshop on Stories of Success, was evidently a huge success.

Rotary's Fight to End Polio Now | IIBS B-School, Bangalore

IIBS Rotaractors had come for Polio immunization day at Bangalore. Rotary International has been working to eradicate polio since 1979, Rotary and its partners worldwide worked to reach 430 million children in 39 countries during polio immunization campaigns in 2017. On 10th March 2019, our sponsor club Rotary Heritage NCC coordinated Polio camps at Primary health care center, Rajankunte and also at CRPF booth and neighboring villages. IIBS Rotaractors assisted Rotary Heritage NCC in this Polio eradication camps.

Our sponsor club President of Rotary Heritage NCC Rtn Rashmi Tanksali says IIBS Rotaractors had come for Polio immunization day. RBHN appreciates their support like always. They are surely the best.

Rtn Rashmi Tanksali also informed that: Today's (10th March 2019, Sunday) Immunization report sent by Dr. Madhavi, Rajankunte PHC (Primary Health Centre) – the Target to immunize 3485 children, we did today 2914 children immunization, i.e., 83.6% also stated Next 3 days they will continue the Polio drops immunization door to door. Commendable work by the Health workers and volunteers”.

One day National Level Workshop organized by VTPC at IIM-B

One-day national level workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights for Global Business: Forward-Looking Agenda for India” was held at IIM, Bangalore organized by VTPC, Govt. of Karnataka in collaboration with FICCI Karnataka and IIM Bangalore. Delegates from diverse backgrounds including Entrepreneurs, consultants, Faculties, Government officials, corporate professionals, students etc participated in the conference. Dr. A. Prakash and Dr. A. Ameer Hussain from IIBS, Bangalore participated in the conference

Inaugural session: Prof. G Raghuram, Director, IIM-Bangalore welcomed the participants. Mr.Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole Time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd and Imm. Past Chairman, FICCI KSC addressed on the importance of IPR, Mr. Ullas Karanth, Chairman, FICCIKSC and Joint Managing Director, Jyothi Laboratories Ltd Bangalore spoke about the IPR related to pharma industries.

Planery Sessions on “ Perspectives on IPR Regimes in India and Impact on Corporate Competitiveness, Data Protection Issues in Digital Financial Technologies, Protecting Design Creativity” ; “Modernizing IPR – Administration India”

Fire Safety and Emergency Services Training at IIBS Bangalore

An insight of the three days Fire Safety & Emergency Services as Faculty Development Program for IIBS faculty members at RA Mundkur Fire & Emergency Services Academy, Karnataka State Fire Safety & Emergency Services, Government of Karnataka State Bangalore from 11th to 13th Feb 2019.

Day One Training on 11th Feb 2019 started with the Fire safety department officers shared their knowledge and imparted training on Fire Safety & Emergencies.

Day two Training on 12th Feb 2019 covered the Building Norms as specified by NBC (National Building Code). All commercial buildings, Educational buildings should have:

Day three Training on 13th Feb 2019 covered Fire Safety & Emergency in Schools, Colleges and Hospitals.

14th April is observed as Fire Safety Personnel Martyrs Day. The Fire Safety Academy has a place of Fire Safety Memorial. During post lunch session, the demonstration was carried out at “Fire Station” of RA Mundkur Fire & Emergency Services Academy.

IIBS Team Scales Higher in Finale of IIM Kozhikode International B-Plan Competition

It all started on 5th September 2018 during the selection rounds of IIM-K International B Plan competition of 2 days’ workshop was held at IIBS Bangalore, AP Campus, Bangalore, the selection round workshop was conducted by IIM adjunct faculty Dr. Arpita; and the time was 1st to 3rd February 2019, where handworks did result in beautiful stories to add on, and an amazing experience to share.

The competition started in September when the semi-finalists, Debasmita Das, Anurag Sharma, Mani Krishna, Vamsi Krishnam Raju, and Anusha, were selected as the B-Plan finalists. The 2 day Event held at IIM Kozhikode from 1st to 3rd February 2019, was massive, and the competitive spirit was at peak.

The Echoes-2019 held at IIM-Kozhikode, where the business plan competition was held, witnessed entries from over 128 colleges nationwide. There were about 630 students participating as teams comprising of five students in each team. The stiff and inflexible “International B Plan ideas competition” among 67 selected teams from started on 2nd Feb 2019. The International B Plan presentations was based on elimination process and IIBS team was selected among 67 team. The last round was held on 3rd Feb, IIBS was among top 18 different colleges’ teams.

The IIBS team scaled higher to the last round of finale and stand at the 9th position in the finale of IIM-K Echoes 2k 18-19 International B Plan competition. The IIBS business school students, put up their utmost hard work, and all that with the noteworthy guidance of Prof. Dr. A. Prakash made it a memorable event.

More IIBS Rotactors to Serve Community at Bangalore - IIBS

IIBS RotaractClub, International Institute of Business Studies was graced by Rtn. T.S. Gulhati, G.S.R. Rotary Dist. 3190, for the induction ceremony of the new batch of MBA and PGDM students in presence of Rtn. Rashmi Tanksali, President Rotary Heritage NCC, host club of IIBS Rotaract Club and IIBS Rotract Club President Rtr. Rahul Parashar On 21st January, 2019.

He inducted the students, with the honorary symbol of Rotaract, and congratulated them for being a part of this wonderful organisation. The best of all experiences did lie in helping others, and that's what he emphasised upon.

The Rotaract club of IIBS Bangalore, organised this program, to give the new batch, an exposure, of what it felt to help others, and the values attached to it.

Strategies for Entrepreneurial Success Session in IIBS Bangalore

On 21st January, 2019, International Institute of Business Studies, Bangalore was a host for the Entrepreneurship Development Strategies for Achieving and Sustaining Growth talk by the leading face in the pool, Mr. T.S. Gulhati, Chairman, Sonarome Pvt. Ltd, a company manufactures fragrances & aroma for food & exports to many countries worldwide and also President, Doddaballapur Industrial Association.

Mr. T.S. Gulhati, made sure, the budding managers were thrilled. He shared his early experiences, and gave important notes, to be imprinted on the minds of the MBA and PGDM students of IIBS

Mr.Gulhati started his business career by establishing SONAROME which is now the best Indian company in the field of flavours and fragrances. Mr.Gulhati has taught at Bhavan’s college; Administrative Staff Training College, Hyderabad and has been visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore. Mr.Trilok Singh Gulhati started his career with Hindustan Unilever as a salesman.

Later he was Regional Manager in Gabriel India, followed with his stint with SIEMENS INDIA where he handled sales of Electric cables, Motors etc. He was National Sales Manager with Warner Lambert and was responsible for Launch of Chiclets and Halls Mentholyptus in India. He then moved to Reckitt & Colman where he was responsible for successful launch of Disprine.

Value Added Course Certification by NSE Academy in IIBS

Joint certification Program with NSE Academy Certified Capital Market Professional (NCCMP) in collaboration with IIBS Bangalore as a Value added Course for the IIBS Student. On 25th Jan 2019, for the MBA and PGDM students had successful online NSE exam on the beginner module. NSE aims at cultivating a culture of knowledge to help investors take informed decisions relating to the securities market and has initiated a number of educational initiatives such as certification programs, training, financial literacy at school level, short term courses at college level etc.

As the value added program, the students learn about stock exchange structure, its operations, products traded on it and so on. They also learn about NCFM certification which not only expands their financial knowledge, but also improves their career prospects in the finance sector. The certification program provides the candidate certificate based upon the scorecards.

Industrial visit to UNIBIC Cookies Co. by IIBS MBA Students

Industrial visit IIBS MBA Students to UNIBIC Cookies Company on 22nd Jan 2019, a brand from Australia. In India, it started in 2004 and Headquarters is in Bengaluru. This is the first company to bring cookies with cranberry and fruit nuts for having good health of people.Unibic has 30 variants of cookies in the market.UNIBIC is first to provide Disney show in India. Unibic captured exports 3% and Domestic market 93%. The number of total workers is 800.The production capacity is 30000 tonnes cookies per year.

In the assessment year, 2018-19 turnover was 500crores.Sources of funds are 45% from shares.The main issue the company is with there pricing of the products and people are not aware of there products so they are going for the cheap alternatives. To get people aware of their product the company is directly tieing up with other companies like Cafe Coffee Day, AirAsia Airlines, etc.

This visit was for the awareness of the MBA/PGDM students on the production process of the company. The class was under the guidance of Deepshi Singhal who coordinated with the management for the organization of this visit.

Int'l. Conference on Disruption in Industry 4.0 at IIBS Bangalore

The International conference on Disruption in Industry 4.0 an Opportunity for Global Sustainability took off with a grand start at the campus of International Institute of Business Studies (IIBS), Bangalore. The keynote address was delivered by Mr.Vivek G.V., Process optimization-COE, Northen trust, Bangalore who gave an insight into the evolution and Industrial revolution.

Dr.K.Janardhanam, the chief guest and the Director of Canara Bank School of Management Studies Bangalore Central University detailed about the importance of Global sustainability with the disruption in industry 4.0 as the focus zone. He lauded IIBS for the initiative taken in organizing a conference on a happening critical issue. He highlighted on advancement in Technology, and how University is taking an initiative to make the students ready for the advanced technology.

The guest of honor Dr.Muralidhar Srinivasiah emphasized on changes required in the education system with respect to the technology to compete with the industry. The chairman of IIBS Dr.Jay Prakash urged the participants to play a constructive, and progressive role in using the tool Technology. He encouraged the students present to realize the importance of Disruptions in Industry 4.0, and cash in the opportunity as they are the most fortunate generation witnessing the dynamics of Technology.

The conference was chaired by the Registrar of IIBS, Prof. Rizwan Ali Baig, Dr. Rajasulochana, Principal, IIBS presented the theme of the conference, Prof. Kuldeep Sharma, Dean and Prof. NSR Murthy, Dean of Finishing School presented the welcome address and vote of thanks.